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05-25-2007, 10:04 AM
25 May Real Clear Politics commentary - Peering Through A Glass Half-Full, Darkly (http://www.realclearpolitics.com/articles/2007/05/peering_through_a_glass_halffu.html) by Kathleen Parker.

What a relief to read in a new Pew Research Center study that Muslims in America are "largely assimilated, happy with their lives, and moderate with respect to many of the issues that have divided Muslims and Westerners around the world."

Phew. Praise Allah. No more worries.

On the other hand, the study's findings may depend on how you define "largely."

Here's another way of putting the Pew results: While a majority of older U.S. Muslims have largely assimilated, more than a few younger Muslims think suicide bombings are justified...